• Demystifying the United States health care debate
Demystifying the United States health care debate

Richard Hudson told reporters about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's remarks that it was time to "move on" after the bill went down. Most will be dismissed along partisan lines; some may resurface in years to come in the form of attack ads.

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  • Russia Seizes 2 US Properties and Orders Embassy to Cut Staff
Russia Seizes 2 US Properties and Orders Embassy to Cut Staff

But a spokesperson for the Russian Embassy in Washington , D.C. told Foreign Policy, "It was definitely not in response to [the] new sanctions bill". "This bill doesn't preclude him from issuing tougher sanctions". "The sanctions they want against pipeline projects seem designed to boost USA energy exports to Europe, create U.S.jobs and strength...

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  • Amit Shah's presence in Rajya Sabha a big boost for BJP
Amit Shah's presence in Rajya Sabha a big boost for BJP

The functioning of BJP-NDA in Rajya Sabha has been handled by finance minister Arun Jaitley , but the presence of Shah would also give him an opportunity to contribute in the alliance. Party sources said the leadership was also open to the idea of supporting an independent candidate, if there is one. Shah, now a legislator in Gujarat, will be ma...

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  • Overwhelming vote for new sanctions on Russian Federation puts Trump in corner
Overwhelming vote for new sanctions on Russian Federation puts Trump in corner

Signing the bill into law will send an inexperienced and undisciplined White House into an escalating confrontation with Russian Federation at a time when safeguards to reduce tensions have eroded and domestic pressure in both countries will make it hard to reverse course.

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  • Donald Trump replaced Reince Priebus with John Kelly
Donald Trump replaced Reince Priebus with John Kelly

In the end, however, those warnings fell on deaf ears and further soured Trump, who nearly from the start suggested both publicly and privately that the job of his chief of staff was not safe. Speaking to reporters, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders cited Kelly's role at the Department of Homeland Security in working to reduce illegal...

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  • McCain says time for Republicans, Democrats to 'start fresh' on healthcare
McCain says time for Republicans, Democrats to 'start fresh' on healthcare

Instead McCain stunned his party when the final vote was at hand early on Friday morning. KEITH: Get something through the Senate, get a small win, keep the fight going to try to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . But the last-ditch, late-night efforts - details of the legislation were only revealed just before 10 p.m. on Thursday - un...

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  • Centre announces ex gratia for Assam flood victims
Centre announces ex gratia for Assam flood victims

We are fully committed. According to the latest official figures, 15,746 flood-hit people have been evacuated in 21 districts by personnel of NDRF , SDRF, CRPF, India Army, Assam Police, Forest Police and locals. That is in the kitty of the state government. Stating that there are bound to misery when any severe natural disaster strikes, he sa...

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  • For Honor is Getting Dedicated Servers
For Honor is Getting Dedicated Servers

This isn't the only change coming either, as we're also told to expect improved matchmaking and stability. For Honor creative director Roman Campos-Oriola had this to say about the ambitious slate of changes: "Since launch, our team has worked diligently to identify and correct issues that were not apparent with our testing and live phases.The ...

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  • The 2 senators with late-stage cancer who voted to save Obamacare
The 2 senators with late-stage cancer who voted to save Obamacare

After a 51-50 vote, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie, Senate Republicans now can open debate on a mess of a repeal-and-replace bill that Democrats won't touch and many Republicans don't like. On Tuesday, the Senate narrowly approved a motion to debate Obamacare. So what does this mean for the future of health care? Lisa Murkow...

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  • New sanctions: Putin promised a response to the
New sanctions: Putin promised a response to the"insolence" american

The Russian president, who commented on the U.S. House's recent approval of a sanctions bill during a visit to Finland, said although Moscow is "exercising restraint and patience" amidst suggestions it interfered in the 2016 U.S. "It's very sad that U.S". At the same time he said he regretted Russia's worsening relations with the United States. ...

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  • Woman killed on cruise ship during murder-mystery dinner
Woman killed on cruise ship during murder-mystery dinner

Kenneth Manzaneres is being charged with murder for the killing of his wife, according to federal court documents. Kristy's death was allegedly the result of a " domestic dispute ", Princess Cruises said in a statement . After Manzanares was discovered, the ship docked in Juneau , Alaska , so that FBI investigators could board to conduct...

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  • Trump promises to destroy violent MS-13 gang
Trump promises to destroy violent MS-13 gang

Trump promised his administration would "dismantle, decimate and eradicate" MS-13. "This investigation is being handled by Salvadorian gang prosecutors who are trained and mentored by embedded DOJ prosecutors in El Salvador and Salvadorian police officers who are trained and mentored by the FBI and advisors from the State Department".

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  • Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps
Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

Russian Federation took the step after the US Senate on Thursday sent a breath-taking signal that it does not trust Trump on Russian Federation by passing a bill that imposes new sanctions on Moscow and ties the president's hands if he seeks to ease them.

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  • Fox spends bucks to poke fun at New York Times
Fox spends bucks to poke fun at New York Times

It also says the morning show is "easily the most-watched cable news morning show, averaging 1.6 million viewers in the year's second quarter, following a post-Trump ratings boost". That interview set the stage for " beleaguered Jeff " - and everything else that we have seen since. The New York Times is the same paper that demanded an apology f...

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  • Putin Derides 'Illegal' Sanctions Bill - But Says He's Waiting On Final Version
Putin Derides 'Illegal' Sanctions Bill - But Says He's Waiting On Final Version

On July 27, the US Senate adopted a bill toughening the US' unilateral sanctions against Russia , Iran and North Korea. The bill , which includes a provision that allows Congress to stop any effort by Trump to ease existing sanctions on Russian Federation, will now be sent to the White House for Trump to sign into law or veto.

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  • EU 'vigilant' on new US sanctions on Russia
EU 'vigilant' on new US sanctions on Russia

Putin , who has repeatedly denied USA allegations that Russian Federation interfered with last year's US presidential election, said Moscow would only decide on how to retaliate against Washington once it had seen the final text of the proposed law.

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  • Donald Trump replaces Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff
Donald Trump replaces Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff

Reince Priebus sat down with Wolf Blitzer on CNN's The Situation Room on Friday to explain the decision behind his exit. He's a great, great American. From his candid and sometimes foul language to his disgust for Washington politics and his disdain for the press, the retired Marine Corps general fits the president's mold.

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  • Packaging Corporation of Americ (NYSE:PKG) Sees Significantly Lower Trading Volume
Packaging Corporation of Americ (NYSE:PKG) Sees Significantly Lower Trading Volume

For the period, the company's containerboard production stood at 947,000 tons and containerboard inventory decreased 25,000 tons compared to the last year second quarter and 14,000 tons below the first quarter of this year. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, June 27 report. This represents a $2.52 annualized...

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  • Trump Says Health Care Bill Defeat 'Let the American People Down'
Trump Says Health Care Bill Defeat 'Let the American People Down'

His vote was met with an audible gasp in the Senate chamber as the Republican effort to repeal Obamacare went down in flames. "If you stand up and campaign and say, 'We're going to repeal Obamacare, ' and you vote for Obamacare, those are not consistent".

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  • Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Made Interim Prime Minister Of Pakistan, Say Reports
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Made Interim Prime Minister Of Pakistan, Say Reports

Shahbaz Sharif can not now become the prime minister as he is not a member of Pakistan's parliament. The Supreme Court court on Friday disqualified Sharif and also ruled that graft cases be filed against the beleaguered leader and his children over the Panama Papers scandal.

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  • Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House
Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House

In turn, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stated that the EU was ready to "act appropriately" to United States sanctions against Russian Federation in case they are targeting EU interests. diplomats in Russian Federation and closing the U.S. Embassy's recreation retreat. Russian Federation will also close down the embassy's recreat...

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  • Suspended Spanish FA Chief resigns as UEFA Vice President
Suspended Spanish FA Chief resigns as UEFA Vice President

His son, Gorka Villar, was also among the four football officials arrested. Spain's government suspended the 67-year-old from the national federation's presidency on Tuesday. Villar, who denies all charges against him, was detained with his son as part of a fraud probe launched a year ago. As well as sitting on its executive committee and now...

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  • Pay release clause or Neymar stays — Bartomeu warns PSG
Pay release clause or Neymar stays — Bartomeu warns PSG

Javier Mascherano intervened, Sergio Busquets had to hold Neymar back and he walked off before booting a football in frustration. Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu had a meeting with Neymar in the United States last Friday and it is believed the 25-year-old made it clear that he wants to leave.

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  • Russia Orders US To Cut Diplomatic Staff In Response To Sanctions Bill
Russia Orders US To Cut Diplomatic Staff In Response To Sanctions Bill

The move comes the day after the U.S. Congress gave bilateral approval to a new slate of sanctions on Russian Federation over its interference in the 2016 election. The legislation specifies that President Trump can't ease the sanctions without congressional approval. It is not clear whether Trump will veto the bill, but given the vote tallies,...

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  • Trump goads Republicans in tweet over health care vote
Trump goads Republicans in tweet over health care vote

For our government to make these choices for us is an insult to the American people, and is a way of treating its own citizens as infants who are incapable of thinking and choosing for themselves. The House would allow states to waive Obamacare's community rating measure, which would let insurers base premiums on enrollees' medical histories if the...

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  • Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack
Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

Since then, government forces have pushed back. Zwak said Taliban has also sustained casualties in the ambush. The resurgent Taliban have been ramping up their campaign against beleaguered government forces, underscoring rising insecurity in the war-torn country throughout the warmer weather fighting season.

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  • Vladimir Putin's official visit to Finland
Vladimir Putin's official visit to Finland

Before that, over the past weekend, key members of the US Congress announced the Senate and the House of Representatives had struck a deal for new sanctions on Russia, Iran , and North Korea , and for empowering the American legislature to block potential sanctions easing by President Donald Trump .

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  • Russian Federation asks United States to reduce its diplomatic staff
Russian Federation asks United States to reduce its diplomatic staff

On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are already praising the group effort to pass the bill quickly. The bill, which also includes new sanctions on Iran and North Korea, was a product of lengthy negotiations between the House and Senate. The administration officials and advisers demanded anonymity to discuss the private sanctions deliberations. Pifer a...

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  • Trump Slams '3 Republicans and 48 Democrats' for Skinny Repeal Failure
Trump Slams '3 Republicans and 48 Democrats' for Skinny Repeal Failure

Sen. John McCain , Arizona Republican dealing with a shocking cancer diagnosis, cast the deciding vote after midnight alongside Republican senators Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, who'd resisted leadership's push to debate health care at all this week.

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  • Cruise Ship Killing: Passengers Thought Murder Of Kristy Manzanares Was A Hoax
Cruise Ship Killing: Passengers Thought Murder Of Kristy Manzanares Was A Hoax

Pictured Utah woman, Kristy Manzanares and her husband, Ken.The route that the Emerald Princess was making on its way to Alaska when Kristy Manzanares was murderedPictured Utah woman, Kristy Manzanares and her husband, Ken.

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  • Michigan fairs focus on carnival ride safety after Ohio accident
Michigan fairs focus on carnival ride safety after Ohio accident

Additionally, Aguilar said rides are inspected by state officials and an independent ride inspector before any of them open. North American Midway Entertainment (NAME) is the company that provides rides for the Queen City Ex and they said the Fire Ball ride will be out of commission until the safety report is completed.

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  • IRGC: US warship's provocation in Persian Gulf neutralized
IRGC: US warship's provocation in Persian Gulf neutralized

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced here on Saturday that the USA navy in the Persian Gulf has made a "provocative move" in an encounter with IRGC forces. The U.S. ships then left the area, according to the report. Today, Iran condemned new sanctions passed by the US Congress against its missile programme, which President Dona...

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  • McCain, Congress and health care
McCain, Congress and health care

Now that effort could be over. The study was published during a tumultuous week, with the push in the Senate to repeal and replace the ACA ultimately ending in failure for the GOP. HICKENLOOPER: Well, there's a number of different things that have been discussed. "It is now time to return to regular order with input from all of our members ...

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  • Weather for Donegal, Saturday, July 29th, 2017
Weather for Donegal, Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Clouds and dampness keeps temperatures cool in the lower 70s. So throughout the day, the skies will likely clear up and we will have partly cloudy skies by the afternoon. Sunday will turn mostly sunny, but remain breezy with highs in the upper 70s. Our sunny stretch continues into next week, and the heat and humidity starts to crank up.

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  • China urges America to stop 'unfriendly' recon flights
China urges America to stop 'unfriendly' recon flights

Ren criticized frequent close-in surveillance runs by U.S. planes as raising the chance of accidents, saying such missions "threatened China's national security, harmed China-U.S. The Pentagon said the encounter between the aircraft was unsafe, but added that the vast majority of interactions were safe. The Chinese ministry of defense issued a s...

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